It may be a frozen Friday night outside, but arenas throughout the state were heated up by boys’ high school hockey action. David McCoy was in Lakeville, and reported on our featured game: Lakeville North vs. Benilde.We also had cameras capturing the other hockey showdowns.One of the many standout performers at last week’s Prep Bowl was a running back who became a quarterback, then became a big playmaker. The ASPIRE Athlete of the Week is St. Croix Lutheran’s David Ponath.
Grant Besse of Benilde-St. Margaret’s is the Associated Press Player of the Year for Minnesota high school hockey.
There’s a new team making an unlikely appearance. The Marshall Tigers qualified for state this year for the first time ever for boys hockey.
The Farmington varsity hockey team lost 3-2 to Chaska Tuesday night on Senior Night, but it wasn’t the loss that created the buzz. It was the way they lost.
What’s sweeter – going from a 1-24 record to a solid 6-7 start, or being one of the State of Hockey’s top goal scorers? Lucky for Mitchell Swanson of Wadena-Deer Creek, he’s double dipping.
His name was trending on Twitter last March on the night he made history. But his season isn’t defined by one performance. Benilde-St. Margaret’s Grant Besse is back for his senior season.
It’s been two years since the Breck boys hockey team won a state championship. But in the process of the last several years, Breck has become a bit of a hockey school.
In many cases, highly-ranked teams pad their non-conference schedule with beatable opponents so they can juggle lineups and gain confidence heading into the grind of a conference season.